Guideline for veterinary practitioners on canine ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis in Europe

Á Sainz, X Roura, G Miró, A Estrada-Peña, B Kohn, S Harrus, L. Solano-Gallego

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Abstract

© 2015 Sainz et al.; licensee BioMed Central. Canine ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis are important tick-borne diseases with a worldwide distribution. Information has been continuously collected on these infections in Europe, and publications have increased in recent years. Prevalence rates are high for Ehrlichia and Anaplasma spp. infections in dogs from different European countries. The goal of this article was to provide a practical guideline for veterinary practitioners on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis in dogs from Europe. This guideline is intended to answer the most common questions on these diseases from a practical point of view.
Original languageEnglish
Article number649
Pages (from-to)75-
JournalParasites and Vectors
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

Keywords

  • Anaplasma phagocytophilum
  • Anaplasma platys
  • Canine anaplasmosis
  • Canine ehrlichiosis
  • Consensus
  • Ehrlichia canis

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